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Women’s March Malaysia Say They Have The Right to Assemble Peaceably & Authorities Had Been Informed Beforehand

today13 March 2023


(source: Malay Mail)

After a hiatus of three years, Women’s March Malaysia came back full-forced yesterday (12 March) with their ‘Rise and Resist’ march that saw about 300 participants walking from Sogo to Dataran Merdeka in Kuala Lumpur.

“Our aim is to bring people from all walks of life together to call for gender equality, justice, and an end to all forms of discrimination against women and girls,” wrote the organisation in a press release.

Today (13 March) however, Dang Wangi OCPD Asst Comm Noor Dellhan Yahaya said an investigation paper was opened on the march. It will be investigated under the Peaceful Assembly Act 2012 and the Minor Offences Act.

“All identified individuals in the assembly will be called to the Dang Wangi police headquarters for statements to be recorded in the near future to facilitate investigations. The investigation paper will be completed and forwarded to the Deputy Public Prosecutor for…

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Written by: Karissa Lund